Art and architecture 1350 up to 1400

Double gabled house Rostock, built in 1384 Double gabled house Rostock, built in 1384

region Mecklenburg

High Gothic parish and monastery churches were created in all major towns and, in most cases, replaced the earlier buildings. Artistically formed moulded blocks were used to build archways, partitions and column structures. These sacred buildings significantly outshone the secular buildings and were landmarks that could be seen from long distances away.

Kirche St. Nikolai in Anklam (de.wikipedia, Gemeinfrei, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=4884692) St Nicholas' in Anklam (wikimedia.org)

region Western Pomerania

High Gothic parish and monastery churches were created in all major towns and, in most cases, replaced the earlier buildings. The twin steeples on St Nicholas testify to a claim to secular power as well. This is shown in the reliefs of the Novgorod traveller stalls with their earthly depictions of trade. St Nicholas in Anklam, a church with three aisles, is also completed in this period. Nikolaos of Myra, the eponym, is the patron saint of seafarers. Artistically formed moulded blocks were used to build archways, partitions and column structures. These sacred buildings significantly outshone the secular buildings and were landmarks that could be seen from long distances away.

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